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San Francisco public school board sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering Japanese students to be taught in racially segregated schools. (11. October 1906)

Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane. He flew for four minutes with Arch Hoxsey in a plane built by the Wright Brothers at Kinloch Field (Lambert-St. Louis International Airport), St. Louis, Missouri. (11. October 1910)

First Balkan War: The Greek Army liberates the city of Kozani. (11. October 1912)

San Fermín earthquake hits western Puerto Rico. (11. October 1918)

JC Penney opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states. (11. October 1929)

Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia. (11. October 1941)

World War II: Battle of Cape Esperance – On the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese fleet on their way to reinforce troops on the island. (11. October 1942)

Tuvinian People's Republic or formerly Tannu Tuva is annexed by the U.S.S.R (11. October 1944)

Television: CBS's mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. (11. October 1950)

First Indochina War: The Viet Minh take control of North Vietnam. (11. October 1954)

Space Race: M.I.T. scientists calculate Sputnik I's booster rocket's orbit. (11. October 1957)

Pioneer program: NASA launches the lunar probe Pioneer 1 (the probe falls back to Earth and burns up). (11. October 1958)

Second Vatican Council: Pope John XXIII convenes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years. (11. October 1962)

Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo mission, with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn F. Eisele and Walter Cunningham aboard. (11. October 1968)

A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam during Operation Linebacker. (11. October 1972)

The NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live debuts with George Carlin as the host and Andy Kaufman, Janis Ian and Billy Preston as guests. (11. October 1975)

George Washington's appointment, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 is approved by President Gerald R. Ford. (11. October 1976)

The Mary Rose, a Tudor carrack which sank on July 19, 1545, is salvaged from the sea bed of the Solent, off Portsmouth. (11. October 1982)

Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk. (11. October 1984)

An Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-154 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178. (11. October 1984)

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